M&A Advisor Recognizes AlixPartners’ Ware and Chesters

AlixPartners’ Spencer Ware and Ben Chesters have been recognized in M&A Advisor’s Ninth Annual “Emerging Leaders” Awards. Ware is a director in the firm’s Turnaround and Restructuring practice, while Chesters is a SVP in the same practice.

Donat to Head Strategy/BD for AlixPartners Turnaround Practice

Greg Donat, a 20-plus-year strategy and financial veteran, joined AlixPartners’ Turnaround and Restructuring Practice as global head of Strategy and Business Development.

AlixPartners Survey: Consumers Dine Out Less, Spend Less

Americans are expected to both dine out less and spend less per meal according to an AlixPartners survey of more than 1,000 consumers.

AlixPartners Adds Schneider as Chief People Officer

AlixPartners added Donald J. Schneider as its chief people officer, a new position at the firm.

BofA Vet Carnoy Joins AlixPartners as CFO

Global consulting firm AlixPartners appointed Lisa Carnoy chief financial officer. Carnoy will be based in the New York office and serve the firm’s management committee.

Retail Expert Hamory Joins AlixPartners from KPMG

Retail pricing and promotions expert Matthew Hamory joined AlixPartners’ growing retail practice as a managing director. He will work out of the Boston office.

AlixPartners Promotes 24 to Managing Director

AlixPartners promoted 24 staff members to managing director. The promotions, which span all of AlixPartners’ service areas and geographies, are effective immediately.

AlixPartners Predict Retail Distress Will Continue in 2018

AlixPartners conducted its annual survey of restructuring professionals, with the results predicting continued distress in retail and more activity in the healthcare, restaurant and power industries. Tax reform, the survey said, is a wash.

Deloitte, Houlihan Lokey Veteran Lee Joins AlixPartners

AlixPartners appointed Richard Lee as a managing director in the firm’s Financial Advisory Services practice. He will work from the Dallas office.

Bon-Ton Amends BofA-Led ABL Credit Facility

The Bon-Ton Stores amended its $880 million ABL Tranche A and Tranche A-1 credit facility, providing the company with immediate flexibility and substantial additional liquidity under its current credit facility.